The best West End shows to catch this winter

The stage is set. The curtains are ready to rise. And there’s no better way to warm your heart this winter season than indulging in a splendid West End show. 

Step into a world of dazzling lights, captivating performances, and unforgettable stories in London’s iconic West End district. Discover the best West End shows lined up for Winter 2023 and 2024 below!

Crazy For You

Gillian Lynne Theatre

Crazy For You West End show

Explore Gershwin’s timeless melodies, a whimsical ensemble, and a plot that’ll leave you smiling ear to ear. The Crazy For You musical production has arrived at London’s West End and it’s practically impossible to leave without feeling, well crazy about it!

Join the endearing lead, Bobby Child, as he balances theatrical dreams and family duties in a cheeky, captivating musical masterpiece.

Moulin Rouge!

Picadilly Theatre

Moulin Rouge West End showLadies and gents, we present to you the boldest and sassiest show in London’s West End, Moulin Rouge! This whirlwind of feathers, frills, and jaw-dropping performances is filled with iconic songs, eye-popping costumes, and a storyline that’ll have you on the edge of your seat.

Enter the glamorous Moulin Rouge world with a backstage pass to the legendary Parisian cabaret, leaving you humming ‘Lady Marmalade’ all the way home.


Vaudeville Theatre

SIX Musical West End A London musical sensation, SIX is a modern retelling of the Six Wives of Henry VIII. Described as a ‘beacon of hope for the future of British musicals’, be prepared to lose your head with excitement at the Vaudeville Theatre, The Strand this winter.

This multi-award-winning show reimagines Tudor England, narrating Aragon, Boleyn, Seymour, Cleves, Howard, and Parr’s historic tales of love and loss.

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Peacock Theatre

Everybody's Talking About Jamie West End showA sparkling coming-of-age musical, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie tells the inspiring true story of a teen’s drag queen dreams.

Winner of WhatsOnStage’s Best New Musical Award, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie returns for another major winter residency on London’s West End with tickets available throughout February 2024 at The Peacock Theatre.

Guys & Dolls

Bridge Theatre

Guys and Dolls West End ShowPrepare to be swept up in electric thrills in this immersive retelling of Abe Burrows and Jo Swerling’s award-winning musical. Guys and Dolls will transport you to the bustling streets of New York City alongside an iconic, jazzy score and breathtaking performances that aim to make the Bridge Theatre explode with joy and cheer!

With a fabulous cast and show-stopping musical numbers, this West End show extravaganza guarantees to bring the feel-good energy.

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Back to the Future

Adelphi Theatre

Back to the Future The MusicalOne of the biggest cinematic musical adaptions has arrived in London’s West End. Back to the Future: The Musical ignites nostalgia, bringing back the energy and excitement, making you want to turn back time! Coming in hot at 88mph this winter season, this musical’s magical performances are ripped straight from the 1985 classic. Marty McFly and Dr Brown are beautifully portrayed by a devoted cast alongside stellar visual set pieces and orchestral symphonies that will have you shouting “Great Scott!”.

And don’t miss out on the 12th November 2023 for a very special Gala Performance of Back to the Future: The Musical in aid of BBC Children in Need.

Cabaret The Musical

The Kit Kat Club

women-in-vintage-cabaret-clothingYou won’t want to miss out on this theatrical revival masterpiece this winter season. Based on the John Van Druten play, Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club – winner of a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards including Best Musical Revival – has returned to London’s West End with a star-studded line-up.

Cabaret The Musical has established itself as a sensational, electrifying West End experience with a stellar cast and unforgettable performances.

Elf the Musical

Dominion Theatre

Elf the Musical West End showThe ultimate Christmas cracker of a musical is back for winter 2023/24! Filled to the brim with festive joy and cheer, Elf The Musical is back by popular demand for a LIMITED time only at the Dominion Theatre, London.

Retelling the enchanting story of Buddy the Elf, the North Pole’s biggest misfit decides to head to New York in search of his real family – while causing some merry mayhem along the way. Discover all the sparkle and joy of Christmas this winter season at Elf The Musical.

Jersey Boys

Trafalgar Theatre 

Jersey Boys West End showIn this Broadway and West End musical, discover how four men from Jersey became an international sensation overnight, while off stage a very different story took place. In the Jersey Boys show, experience legendary harmonies and vibrant performances!

Go behind the music and experience the inspiring rags-to-riches tale based on 1960s rock icons, The Four Seasons. Watch as the quartet rises to international stardom, celebrating the exhilarating highs while enduring the lows that come with fame.

Backstairs Billy

Duke of York’s Theatre

Backstreet Billy West End playA brand new comedy West End play is hitting the heart of London by storm this winter. Inspired by the fascinating life of one of the Royals’ most senior aides, Backstairs Billy examines the 50-year relationship between the Queen Mother and her loyal servant William “Billy” Tallon.

“Penelope Wilton and Luke Evans shine as the Queen Mother and Billy in a heartwarming tale amid 1979’s civil unrest.